DenverRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Denver jobs

Registered Nurse RN - 9A Med/Surg (Oncology)

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Under general supervision, the professional nurse adheres to the American Nurses Association (ANA) standards of professional nursing and performance, and the ANA Code of Ethics to provide care to all healthcare consumers. Applies critical thinking, evidence-based practices and competence to collaborate with the health care team to promote excellence in healthcare consumer safety and quality outcomes. Utilizes the Theory of Human Caring and Caritas in daily practice. "Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Founder / Director, Watson Caring Science Institute."

This role is eligible for shift differential when the majority of the hours worked fall in a night, weekend or evening shift.

This role is eligible for the followings benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(a) Retirement Plan with Employer Contributions
  • Adoption Assistant Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • RTD ECO Pass

Responsibilities

•Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records•Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patient's condition and vital signs•Develop and modify patient care plans as indicated by patient's responses and conditions•Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patient's responses and conditions•Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care•Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity•Direct and supervise less skilled nursing/health care personnel•Prepare patients for, and assist with examinations and treatments•Assess the needs of individuals, families and/or communities to identify potential health or safety problems•Instruct individuals and families on health education and disease prevention and after care•Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent or disabled patients•Medication administration, documentation and reassessment•Promote positive patient experience•Other job duties as assigned per unit addendum

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•Adherence to Standards of Professional Nursing Practice/ Process / Performance [ANA Standards addendum- signed] and accrediting body standards.•Ensures all duties, responsibilities and competencies are conducted in a manner that is effective and appropriate to patients/clients to who care/service is being provided. •Demonstrates knowledge and applicability of the principles of growth and development over the life span, as well as demonstrating the ability to assess data reflecting the patient's status and interpreting appropriate cultural information of the patient(s) to whom care/ services is being delivered/provided.•Employee has completed and met their clinical competency standards•Ability to use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.•Skilled in maintaining effective working relationship with patients, employees, and the public.•Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations•Ability to interpret adapt and apply guidelines and procedures•Ability to communicate clearly.Computers and Technology•Microsoft Office Suite required.•EPIC documentation preferred.

Education

Associate's Degree (Required)

Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Completion of an accredited nursing education program that is accredited and satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses.

Experience

Experience: At least one-year RN experience in a direct patient care setting required.

Credentials

  • Registered Nurse (Required) Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state.
  • National board certification is a preference and encouraged for staff nurses. Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR.
  • *Specialty certifications as required/recommended per unit. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

Location
Main Campus - Pavilion A

Shift
Varies

Work Type
Full time

Pay Range

Minimum: 29.90

Midpoint: 37.40

Maximum: 44.90

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."

Keywords: Denver Health, Denver , Registered Nurse RN - 9A Med/Surg (Oncology), Other , Denver, Colorado

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Colorado jobs by following @recnetCO on Twitter!

Denver RSS job feeds